Amit Kapur is a partner with J. Sagar Associates since 2000. He
anchored the firm's Infrastructure practice since 1997 and now chairs
the Regulatory & Policy Practice (including public procurement and
PPP). His practice covers Energy (Power & Hydrocarbons); Transport
(rail, highways and civil aviation); Municipal Infrastructure and
Social/Developmental projects. He is regularly consulted on
Infrastructure, Regulatory and PPP issues by several ministries/bodies
of Central and State Governments; Developmental Financial
Institutions (the World Bank, PPIAF, WSP-SA, ADB); Competition& Sector regulators and leading Indian and foreign Corporates (like the
Tata Group, the Reliance ADA Group, Adani Group, Torrent Group,
He has been associated with several precedent setting infrastructure
and PPP projects like Delhi electricity privatization, metro rail
projects in Mumbai & Delhi, the first 3 ultra mega power projects
(each involving over US $ 3.5 billion), pilot projects for
social/developmental infrastructure et.al. He handles diverse legal,
regulatory and policy issues, including:-
- Advising on the applicable constitutional, legal, policy and
regulatory issues; drafting laws, delegated legislation, policies,
regulatory instruments and reform / restructuring strategies.
- Transactions: Mergers & Acquisitions, investments, commercial
arrangements and financing.
- Evolving frameworks, regulatory regimes and policies to facilitate
Public-Private-Partnerships and efficient operation of regulated
- Anchoring as counsel complex, precedent-setting commercial and
regulatory matters before the Supreme Court, High Courts,
Appellate Tribunals, Regulators (in Competition, Power,
Hydrocarbons, Airports) and Arbitral Tribunals.
He has structured and conducted capacity building programs for
Competition Commission of India; Ministry of Finance (for PPP);
Electricity Regulatory Commissions in SAFIR besides being invited as
faculty for Executive Education programs for National Law School of
India University (Bangalore), IIM – Bangalore and SAFIR.
For the past decade he has been member of the National
Infrastructure Council and Energy Committee of Confederation of
Indian Industry. He serves on the Academic Council of University of
Petroleum & Energy Studies (UPES) and the Governing Council of CUTS
Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC).
Amit is a regular speaker/ faculty at International & National
Workshops and Programs on issues of policy, law, regulation, project
finance, reforms and private participation in Infrastructure and has
published position papers and articles in established journals.